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Apples, the Fruit of Fall

While an apple a day may not keep the doctor away, it is filled with nutrients and delicious fiber. There are plenty of varieties available now in your local market and plenty of ways to eat and prepare them. And here’s the recipe for pork roast with apples.

Duration: 00:08:47

Are Legumes Healthy?

If you are following a keto diet or Paleo diet, you know that both plans recommend eating no legumes. But why? What’s so bad about peanuts, black beans, peas and the like? Here is a list of what’s good and what’s bad about legumes so you can decide for yourself whether or not to include […]

Duration: 00:35:29

Goodbye Keto Diet – and Finding Your Healthy Lifestyle Diet

I tried the keto diet for 4 weeks, faithfully. It just wasn’t worth the effort! Here’s why I’m saying goodbye to keto for good, and suggesting that you find the healthy foods you like in order to make a sustainable difference for the rest of your life.

Duration: 00:08:30

The Truth About Fat (Hint, It Does a Body Good)

For decades, we’ve been led to believe that a low fat diet is the best for heart health and overall health. Recent research does not uphold this. If you have bought into the myth that a low fat diet will help you lose weight, you need to listen to this episode of Chew on This.

Duration: 00:14:25

Prepare to Change for Better Health

Are you making a change to better health? Whether it’s clean eating, the keto diet, stopping smoking or drinking, or getting more fit, you will see better results if you start with a plan in place. As mentioned in this episode, this is the book I’m using to guide my efforts on the ketosis diet: […]

Duration: 00:07:33

Why I’m Trying the Keto Diet

What is the keto diet? How does it work? Will it help you lose belly fat? All these questions and more are answered on this episode of the Chew on This podcast.

Duration: 00:08:31

Coconut Oil: Friend or Foe?

With the recent study from the American Heart Association stating that coconut oil is bad for your health, is there any reason to believe otherwise? Maybe. Let’s take a look at an overview of all the research.

Duration: 00:09:30

Growing Herbs for Your Health

All 8 of these herbs and seasonings can be grown in your summer garden or in a container garden inside your house – and all of them have lots of healthful benefits and can be used to treat a variety of conditions.

Duration: 00:09:05

Water: the Essential Nutrient

Water is an essential nutrient for your body – and it needs even more during these hot summer months. Here are the benefits of drinking water and a tip to make it easier to get enough throughout the day and night.

Duration: 00:09:06

Summer Food Safety and Good Picnic Nutrition

Keep yourself and your food safe and make good picnic choices when you enjoy time outdoors this summer.

Duration: 00:08:29

Breakfast the Most Dangerous Meal of the Day

What? Isn’t breakfast the most important meal of the day? Indeed, it is. But we Americans think of as typical breakfast food is anything but good for our bodies.

Duration: 00:12:43

Healthy Workplace Habits

Now that I am back in the workforce, at least part-time, I’ve had to find ways to stay true to my healthy habits in the office. Here are my tips for healthy eating and getting your exercise at work.

Duration: 00:07:44

Earth Day Health Tips

Being in good health is about more than just what you eat – your home environment is a factor, as well. Here are some ways to avoid waste and use natural cleaning products to minimize chemicals that can harm the ozone layer.

Duration: 00:09:34

To Eat Healthy, You Need to Know How to Cook

There is only one way to control the foods that go into your body and ensure they aren’t filled with preservatives, chemicals and other ingredients you don’t want or need – cook it yourself. And if you don’t know how to cook, that’s no excuse. Here’s how to get started and gain confidence in the […]

Duration: 00:09:08

Healthy Eating for One or Two

When there’s only you or you and a significant other in your family, planning, shopping for and cooking right-sized meals can be a challenge. Use these tips to shop smart, prevent food waste and the dreaded “I’ve got to eat this for a whole week” syndrome. And for recipes sized just right for two, check […]

Duration: 00:11:30

Red Meat Nutrition

There has been a lot of talk lately about a 2012 study that “shows” the adverse affect of eating too much salt, red meat and processed meats. But does that mean you have to give up eating steak and roast beef? Not at all. Here is a list of the ways that beef can be […]

Duration: 00:09:19

Why You Should Eat Meat and Other Animal Foods

Veganism is a hot trend these days, thanks to scary documentaries and fitness enthusiasts who swear by the results. But I’m here to tell you all the reasons why I will never be vegan. How about you? Are you vegan? Or do you agree with me and refuse to stop eating foods that come from […]

Duration: 00:02:58

5 Healthy Foods Cheaper and Easy to Make at Home

Eating healthy does not have to break your budget – especially when you make your own dishes and ingredients instead of buying them prepared. It’s cheaper and more nutritious to DIY. Here are the links to the recipes mentioned in this show: Veggie Burgers Black Bean and Quinoa Veggie Burgers Protein Powerhouse Veggie Burgers Chickpea […]

Duration: 00:11:59

Is Vinegar Really Good for You?

Many people start their day with a shot of apple cider vinegar. Is this a good idea and if so, why? What does vinegar do for our bodies? Hint: it isn’t a detox.

Duration: 00:15:45

Review of The Lose Your Belly Diet Book by Dr. Travis Stork

Is it really possible to lose weight – especially in your abdomen – by eating the right foods in the right amounts? Maybe…here’s my take on this diet and my results adhering to it for about a week. Interested in this book? Buy it here on Amazon:

Duration: 00:21:49

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